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Security Reports: May 5, 2011

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April 15

1 p.m.

A Sodexo male employee advised that a student was looking around in the C-Store of Hubbell Dining Hall and then looked at him and said: “I will take care of you.” It was determined the employee quit his job.

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April 17

5 a.m.

Security found a male passed out in a vehicle in a Drake parking lot located in the 1300 block of 32nd Street After several attempts he was awakened and the underage-for-drinking male student said he had been drinking at a bar located in 2300 block of Forest Avenue. He then went to his fraternity house and back to the parking lot. His communication skills were not the best and he was seen back to his residence hall.

April 19

12:22 p.m.

Security responded to Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall based on two students who had been fighting. It turned out to be a domestic fight between a male and female student who were arguing about property and other matters. The property was returned, and residence hall staff has been advised.

April 25

2 p.m.

A police detective informed security that a 20-year-old intoxicated male student reported he was punched in the face at a bar located in the 2300 block of University Avenue just before 1:15 a.m. on April 23. He didn’t know the name of the suspect, but thought it was his best friend’s former girlfriend’s former boyfriend. The matter has been coordinated with the dean of students.

April 28

1:43 a.m

A security officer had parked a security vehicle in a Drake parking lot located in the 1300 block of 31st Street when he observed a group of over 50 people walking southbound from a tent party at 31st Street and Forest Avenue.  As the group neared, it appeared to the officer that a fight was about to begin. He opened his door and a male slammed the door into the officer, knocking him back into the vehicle. Help was requested and two other Drake Officers were successful in detaining the suspect until police arrived. The 22-year-old student was arrested for assault and intoxication. The dean of students has been advised.

9:30 a.m.

A staff member reported that two TVs, a 42 inch and a 32 inch, were stolen from the southwest corner media room of the Drake Stadium between 4 p.m. on April 27 and 8:45 a.m. on April 28.  There were no signs of forced entry and the room was found unlocked at 12:30 a.m. on April 28.

10:56 p.m.

A female student reported a group of males broke out her window at the Norman Apartments and they urinated in the stairwell. Security caught up with the group a short time later and after asking several times, one intoxicated and underage-for-drinking male student admitted to breaking out the window by accident. The Drake Real Estate Manager was advised as was the dean of students.

April 29

2:47 a.m.

A security officer observed two males attempting to steal a bicycle near Cline Hall. Both ran, and one escaped. The other was stopped and advised on trespass near Cowles Library. A police officer took him home and turned him over to his mother.


A male staff member struck a gate with a university vehicle while entering the Herriott Circle. There was some ego damage, but very minor damage was done to a side-view mirror.

5:46 p.m.

A police officer reported several juveniles jumping stairs and knocking over positioned rocks near Olin Hall.  Five juveniles ages 16 and 18 and a 33-year-old male adult were stopped.  They were all advised on trespass.

April 30

2:48 a.m.

Security responded to Carpenter Residence Hall based on report that someone had pulled an emergency light fixture from the ceiling. A student heard noises, came out of her room and observed a male going into a nearby room. The four males in the room were questioned and all denied damaging the fixture and the witness was unsure if any of them were suspects.

7:26 p.m.

Security and the fire department responded to Goodwin-Kirk Residence Hall based on a fire alarm. It was determined a male student had tried to cook rice cakes and the pan of oil got too hot, resulting in smoke which activated the alarm. The room was ventilated by opening sliding glass doors.

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